YOUARENOWHERE
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YOUARENOWHERE
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YOUARENOWHERE NYC Reviews and Tickets

90%
(38 Reviews)
Positive
97%
Mixed
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Negative
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Members say
Absorbing, Thought-provoking, Masterful, Ambitious, Clever

About the Show

Obie award-winning creator and performer Andrew Schneider’s one-man show experiments with the virtues of sensory overload.

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Member Reviews (38)

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746 Reviews | 124 Followers
90
Absorbing, Clever, Original, Intense, Quirky

See it if you want an experience that stretches your thoughts and senses. Takes advantage of the marvelous advanced tech of the 3 Legged Dog Theater.

Don't see it if you startle easily, need to stay calm for health reasons or expect a plot.

402 Reviews | 86 Followers
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Absorbing, Amazing, Original, Must see, Thought-provoking

See it if you love creativity, innovation, and pushing the boundaries of theatre. you want to see a play you will still think about months later

Don't see it if you have bad taste or you are uncomfortable with loud noise and vibrations

197 Reviews | 529 Followers
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Edgy, Original, Riveting, Thought-provoking, Different

See it if Amazing, indescribable experience of sensory overload, with impeccably choreographed technical, visual and aural effects. Will blow you away

Don't see it if you need a coherent plot or don't like flashing lights, high tech effects. It's an experience for the senses, not a traditional play.

266 Reviews | 60 Followers
75
Clever, Masterful, Original, Intense, Dizzying

See it if You like surprise, creativity and lots of tech.

Don't see it if You like surprise, creativity, and are OK with some tech, but need a modicum of theater with your spectacle.

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127 Reviews | 887 Followers
25
Confusing, Tedious, Original

See it if you value originality and surprise over coherence.

Don't see it if you get no joy from not knowing what comes next or from not understanding what came previously.

135 Reviews | 123 Followers
95
Masterful, Must see, Profound, Great staging, Riveting

See it if You are deeply looking for that kind of off-the-wall, yet totally accessible experience, that is the reason you moved to this city.

Don't see it if You get alarmed by sudden loud noises or NEED a coherent sense of plot. I usually prefer more plot clarity but still loved it.

131 Reviews | 45 Followers
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Masterful, Original, Profound, Jaw-dropping, Must see

See it if you want to be truly transported inward. This piece is an experience to behold. You will wonder what is real, and you'll need to recover.

Don't see it if you might be averse to loud sounds and bright lights; discombobulation is the point here. What a ride, though! Get on the ride!

108 Reviews | 169 Followers
100
Ambitious, Entertaining, Dizzying, Epic, Masterful

See it if you want to have your mind completely blown, you like being challenged and provoked in the best way possible in the theater.

Don't see it if if you don't love this play, it's safe to assume I don't understand your taste at all.

Critic Reviews (19)

Time Out New York
March 21st, 2016

"Visually gorgeous prediction of what will happen when the machines take over, Andrew Schneider's stunning 'Youarenowhere' is a tour de force—both of acting and design...Connoisseurs of process-oriented, short-form programming may have seen this work in snippets, but this is your first chance in a very long time to see a completed Schneider. Getting to see what his wicked, febrile mind has been up to is thrilling and happens but once a half-decade. It's like Brigadoon, people. Don't miss it."
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Lighting & Sound America
March 24th, 2016

"I can't tell you what happens except to say that it is enormous, one of the biggest coups de théâtre I've seen in years, and it radically reorients one's perspective on everything that has come before. Beyond that, all I can tell you is that 'YOUARENOWHERE' is baffling, but not boring; that Andrew Schneider is a fearless and technically gifted performer; that the technical/design aspects of the production are executed with a rare precision; and the entire experience is not easily forgotten."
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Theatre is Easy
March 24th, 2016

"'YOUARENOWHERE' is artistically complicated and aesthetically striking...Technological cleverness aside, 'YOUARENOWHERE' contains moments of astounding and confusing beauty that come from the pace, timing, physicality, expression, and the presence of Schneider as well as other performers...It's an achievement that Schneider and his creative team are able to invent 'YOUARENOWHERE' not only as a theatre piece but as a place, a space, and an experience that is uncanny."
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Theater Pizzazz
March 31st, 2016

"Using on-stage cues and technological manipulation unparalleled in American theater, the experimental performance piece 'YOUARENOWHERE' is back. This time with infinite more megawatts that take the already transcendent show to an-out-of-this-galaxy level. Unlike, the constant whispers of computer fans or lights, the show is anything but static...Schneider’s matter-of-fact style and absolutely sharpened physical poise guides us."
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Stage Buddy
March 28th, 2016

"'YOUARENOWHERE' is reminiscent of the best of David Lynch….Impressions on the selectivity of love and the taking for granted of our perceptions on alternate and interior worlds manage to achieve mathematical and philosophical coherency as well as a sense of humor. Besides the sonic and visual accomplishments, Schneider's physical theater precision is mesmerizing. At the show's crescendo, he achieves a tour de force that is best experienced with no prior knowledge of it."
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New York Theater
April 2nd, 2016

"What Andrew Schneider achieves on stage leaves theatergoers as astonished as 19th century audiences must have felt watching Lumière’s 'Arrival of the Train'...The perception-altering surprise is so satisfying, I wouldn’t want to do anything to ruin it...Some theatergoers might not get past the show’s bells and whistles to grasp the meaning behind any of Schneider’s words, and that’s okay...His technical know-how is on full display in 'YOUARENOWHERE', with intentional sensory overload."
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The Huffington Post
March 24th, 2016

"Since Schneider remains at a high compulsive level throughout the 60-minute-plus piece, what he’s actually intending to get across may be less important to him than the agitated state into which his message has plunged him...But if his observations are deliberately blurred, then it becomes incumbent on him to command consistent attention no matter where his digressions take him. Sorry to say, he runs out of steam a little too often...Let's just say, 'YOUARENOWHERE' is relatively engaging."
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Theater In The Now
March 21st, 2016

"'YOUARENOWHERE' is a sensory overload that not only works, it is emotionally cumbersome...'YOUARENOWHERE' is not only magical, it's mystifying. To discuss what happens in Schneider's piece would be a complete disservice to any future audience. It would do nothing but spoil your experience. But what can be analyzed is Schneider's ability to craft something provocative...'YOUARENOWHERE' defies the impossible. This is not a show for the faint of heart."
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